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The Gold Rush, Burns Night, Nonfiction Awards! January 20 to 26 on ReadWriteThink

tengrrl Posted by tengrrl in Reading & Language Arts on Jan 19, 2013 11:02:54 PM

goldpanning.jpgJames Marshall discovered gold on January 24, 1848, at Sutter's Mill, beginning the California Gold Rush. That makes this a great week for checking out some historical fiction, kicking off some historical inquiry projects, or even reading some authentic Gold Rush-era letters. Everything you need is on Gold Rush calendar entry. Find other timely classroom activities and ReadWriteThink calendar entries below.


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[Photo: Yup, I am panning for gold! by deltaMike, on Flickr]


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